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... into Grand
Canyon time, we settled for viewing the cliff dwellings from a distance. We
were also treated to a nice show from upwards of 20 vultures swooping in and
around the canyon.
It was finally our first night camping, and we had a spot
inside the park. We ambitiously planned to make chicken kabobs and a baked
potato and sweet potato. ...
Thursday, July 30 Today we rode the motorcycle 8 miles down a dirt road to Tin Cup, a historic little town known for its silver mines back in the old days. It's very small and there's not much there, but it was a fun ride. We were here many years ...
Distance traveled: 162 miles
We left Ouray to venture north. Our first slight adventure was seeing the aftereffects of a rockslide on the road. The rocks had fallen to cover the right lane completely, likely having covered the entire road before initial cleanup. But they had diverted traffic around so that we were able to make it past.
We went out on a quest for snow, driving to higher altitudes on back roads with the goal of reaching both desert ...
... Our neighbor said the low last night was 29°. Eat your heart out you Texans down there in your sauna! By 10:00 it was warm enough for a 30 mile (one way) motorcycle trip across Cottonwood Pass to Buena Vista. Half of the ride was like riding on a rub board the other side was great. Beautiful all the way. We even saw a moose. Having a great ...
... platform. The rain and wind were so biting that Kathy and I decided to return to the car and wait for them. The scenery and rock formations are spectacular and we saw some of the Aspen trees starting to turn golden yellow.
Leadville turned out to be a slight disappointment for us after the build-up from several sources. It’s an old silver mining town with a colorful history but there’s not much there for tourists ...